Kathryn Mae VanDyke age 101 of Bluffton died 6:58 a.m., Tuesday, March 11 at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was born Feb. 3, 1913 in North Lima, Ohio to Jonas and Laura Longanecker Horst. She married Russell Pine June 30, 1938 and he preceded her in death Feb. 28, 1975. She married John VanDyke in 1990 and he preceded her in death 1999.
Kathryn had been a teacher in the Columbiana Area. She was a longtime member of Zion Hill Church of the Brethren in Columbiana and their Women’s group.
Survivors include 3 children: Linda (Lynn) Miller of Bluffton, Robert (Joan) Pine of The Villages, FL and Dr. Richard (Carol) Pine of Broadview Heights, Ohio, 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and 2 sisters: Elva Huffman of Columbiana, OH and Hazel Kurtz of Verona, WI.
She was preceded in death by 8 siblings: Myron, Galen, Arthur, Waldo, Robert and Howard Horst and Mildred Snyder and Esther Ernst.
A memorial service will be held at Zion Hill Church of the Brethren on April 12 at 11:00 am. Burial of cremated remains will be in Zion Hill Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Columbiana, Ohio.